April 18, 2002 |
Crespi High senior tennis standout Stephen Amritraj, out all season because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, will play his second match of the season today when the Celts play against Chaminade. Amritraj, who will play at Duke next season, is ranked No. 4 in the world in International Tennis Federation junior doubles rankings and No. 97 in singles. He will compete in the CIF Interscholastic doubles division of the upcoming Ojai tournament with Crespi junior Steven Bondy.
April 17, 1999 |
Prakash Amritraj, who recently returned from a successful tennis-playing tour of Asia, picked up another victory Friday playing much closer to home, against an opponent much closer to his heart. Amritraj, a sophomore at Harvard-Westlake High, faced his cousin, Crespi High freshman Stephen Amritraj, in a matchup of No. 1 singles players.
August 11, 2000
No. 2-seeded Prakash Amritraj of Encino will play fifth-seeded Brian Baker of Nashville, Tenn., today in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Tennis Assn. Boys' 16 National Hardcourt Championships in Kalamazoo, Mich. Amritraj advanced with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Lester Cook of Sherman Oaks on Wednesday. Matt Cloer of Linville, N.C., defeated Robert Yim of Glendale, 1-6, 6-2, 6-2. Amritraj and his cousin, Stephen Amritraj of Calabasas, seeded No.
April 25, 1998 |
In concept, playing up a level at the Ojai Valley tennis tournament makes sense. A player's ranking within his age division is protected and facing older competition isn't so daunting in this relatively relaxed setting. In practice, the experience can exhilarate one day and humble the next, as 14-year-old Stephen Amritraj of Calabasas discovered.
May 26, 2001 |
Philip Sheng and Andrew Lieu of Thousand Oaks High reached the semifinals of the Southern Section championships with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Warren Min and Jeff Chow of San Marino at Seacliff Tennis Club in Huntington Beach. Malcolm Scatliffe of San Gorgonio defeated Stephen Amritraj of Crespi, 7-6, 4-6, 6-3, in singles quarterfinals.
May 20, 2001 |
Top-seeded Stephen Amritraj of Crespi High and the No. 1 -seeded doubles team of Phil Sheng and Andrew Lieu of Thousand Oaks advanced to the round of 16 Saturday at the Southern Section singles and doubles tournament at Thacher High in Ojai. Amritraj defeated Shara Surabi of Burbank, 6-1, 6-0, and Tim Mullane of Agoura, 6-3, 6-2. Sheng and Lieu defeated Jeremy Blatter and John Beck of San Marcos, 6-1, 6-0, and Todd Kingsling and Vik Tiku of St. Bonaventure, 6-1, 6-1.